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« on: September 18, 2010 03:48:10 PM »

Granny-A-Day OCTOBER!!!!


Granny-A-Day crochetalongs for April, May, June, July, August & September have been quite successful!
September:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=356938.0
August:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=355101.0
July:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=351030.0
June:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=347853.0
May:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=344887.0
April:



Who wants to granny in OCTOBER? So if you missed the APRIL or MAY or JUNE  or JULY or AUGUST or SEPTEMBER ones or you have a big project to continue join us in OCTOBER! We will begin OCTOBER 1st!

This is basically a motivation crochetalong. If you want to work on a granny square, motif, one huge granny square blanket, this is a great way to set aside time everyday to get some serious work completed in an attainable amount of time.

People have come up with some really neat uses for grannys too! Different bags and blankets, shopping sack holder, slippers, scarves, a nifty pullover etc. I have made 7" grannys and after a month I have 30 squares that make a perfect size throw blanket. I think everyone is getting a granny square throw for Christmas this year.

If you are intrested and would like to join we would love to see your work! Post pics of progress and then the finished product! It would be great if everyone could post progress weekly (but not required). At the end of the month we can piece together our work and show off our afghans and Inga bags and whatever else you can come up with to make with nifty grannies! (Must post a completed project in this thread.)

granny square links:
This one has a ton of different squares (crochet & knit) & some ways to connect them all:
http://www.bevscountrycottage.com/grannies.html
Granny Tute:
http://www.crochetcabana.com/tutorials/granny_square.htm
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« Reply #1 on: September 18, 2010 04:18:34 PM »

I might be interested in this since I want to make a pixelated blanket for my bf for christmas. I'll have to see how my school work is going by this time.
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« Reply #2 on: September 18, 2010 04:37:32 PM »

I'm going to need more yarn LOL  Acutally I have 2 pounds of love..... Hopefully I don't side track myself!
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« Reply #3 on: September 18, 2010 08:17:59 PM »

I would love to be in on this one.  I have wanted to do a daisy square afghan for a long long time.   This gives me some time to figure it out and decide on my colors.  Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: September 20, 2010 04:01:42 AM »

hellloooo!  count me in for October...just getting ready to put together my squares and add the border...light at the end of the tunnel!!  =]  hope you all can join us!  The more the merrier!!  more squares, more pics, more inspiration, more merrier!! =]
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« Reply #5 on: September 20, 2010 07:10:54 AM »

I will be crocheting along for this one as well most likely. Depends on how big Mario turns out. If he's as huge as he's looking to be now, I may scrap doing Princess Peach. I'll know more by the end of next week hopefully.
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« Reply #6 on: September 20, 2010 02:32:00 PM »

I would love to join because I have this insane idea for making an mini square throw for a doll house bed.

I've started some - somewhere - and this would be the motivation to get that project, to be honest, probably finished.

Count me in!
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« Reply #7 on: September 21, 2010 06:38:44 AM »

Ooo love to try this too....
I have alot of people on my Christmas list who are getting granny square slippers for Christmas!!!

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« Reply #8 on: September 22, 2010 02:59:09 PM »

I'll do it. I have a few skeins of some baby yarn that I never did anything with. I can make a big baby blanket to give away to someone. I'm glad I saw this!

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« Reply #9 on: September 26, 2010 03:08:09 PM »

I finished the granny blanket i started in the Sept crochet along, but I cannot figure out how to get the picture off my phone!!! I have plans to start a larger blanket for my best friend for Christmas.  Count me in on this one! Hopefully I remember to take a picture of the finished blanket before giving it away!
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